Quote Originally Posted by VimyRidge View Post
Was it luck? What percentage of head shots end in a KO and what percentage of checked leg kicks end up in leg injuries? My guess is it is pretty similar.
I would call it luck. I've watched so many damn kickboxing fights in the past 10 years and I've never seen such an injury in kickboxing. I think the only time I recall something even close that happening was to Mark Hunt or Ray Sefo in a K-1 World GP Finals when a checked kick broke his shin.
Yes, checked leg kick inflicts damage and hurts, but it rarely causes such massive damage as seen today and that's were the luck parts comes in. Don't get me wrong, there's huge amount of skill involved as well.